Last week, there were sharp swings in USDJPY, a decline in oil prices, and a surge in Tesla stock. What's next?
Chinese yuan weakens as risk-on sentiment fades
The trade tensions between the US and China weakened the offshore yuan. USD/CNH has risen above the weekly pivot resistance at 6.8828. At the moments bulls are targeting the next resistance at 6.9221. Such oscillators as Stochastics and RSI show that the market is in the overbought conditions. If bears take over the market, they will pull the pair to the support near the 200-day SMA at 6.8254.
Geopolitical factors and inflation remain the main drivers of financial markets. Let’s see how to use that in trading!
Last week was super intense! Geopolitical turbulence made the Russian ruble the most volatile currency. Gold rose and fell by more than 8000 points each time.
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